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The Royal

Site: Ottawa - 1145 Carling Ave

Service: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre - Substance Use and Concurrent Disorders Program

Alternate Name OCR ; Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Former Name Royal Ottawa Hospital (2007)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1145 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K4
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Intersection Merivale Rd and Carling Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Assessment and outpatient treatment program for concurrent disorders * support groups for specific populations * outpatient clinic * outreach and a school-based program for at-risk youth 
Operates an Early Intervention Program (EIP) in collaborating area schools. * Sessions are held during school hours and supported by school administration. * The target population is youth in affiliated schools who are at risk of developing problems with substance use * Access is through the participating schools 
* Assessment, individualized therapy and follow-up for those with concurrent disorders (addiction and mental illness) 
* Concurrent Disorders Program * Also available on a day treatment basis 
* Assessment and Stabilization Unit 
* Early Intervention Program: 613-722-6521 ext 6122 
* Outpatient Assessment and Detoxification 
* Community Outreach for Concurrent Disordered Clients: 613-722-6521 ext 6130 
* Outpatient Clinic: Designed to introduce clients to basic concepts about addiction through group discussion, lectures, videos and tapes 
* School-based program for at-risk youth (Early Intervention)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Family Program: for spouse or significant other; self-referrals welcome 
All programs except Early Intervention Program: adults 18 and older 
Early Intervention program: youth 12-18 years old and their families
Application Referrals through 613-722-6521 ext 6508 * initial assessment is by an addiction physician
Languages English
Fees Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Service Categories Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment ; Detoxification ; Drug Use Disorder Education/Prevention ~ At Risk Youth ; Families/Friends of Individuals With a Drug Use Disorder Support Groups ; Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups ; Family Counselling ~ Families/Friends of Individuals With a Drug Use Disorder ; Family Counselling ~ Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder ; Outreach Programs ~ Dual Diagnosis ; Relapse Prevention Programs ; Student Health Programs ~ Substance Use Disorder Issues
Waiting List Eight-week wait for initial appointment. Four to eight weeks wait for treatment after an appointment. May change at any time
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-722-6521 ext 6508
Fax 613-798-2974
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Primary Contact Pam Jackson, Director of Operations; Phone: 613-722-6521
Alternate Contact Mike Souiliere, Manager, Patient Care Services
Primary Executive Joanne Bezzubetz, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 6389
Alternate Executive Dr Melanie Willows, Clinical Director
Other Details
Established 1961
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119129179 RR0001
Elections The Board of Trustees is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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